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These databases are the on-campus databases, available only from the Liberty Campus.

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General Reference
Academic OneFile Articles from a broad range of journals, magazines, and news sources in a variety of subjects.
Academic Search Articles from a wide variety of journals and magazines, on all subjects.
Biography in Context Brief articles from a variety of sources.
Credo Reference Large collection of encyclopedias, atlases, dictionaries, and other reference works in a wide variety of subjects.
Ebooks from EBSCO on a variety of subjects.
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Articles from the encyclopedia, many with further links to other material on the web.
Films on Demand
 Collection of online films on a variety of subjects.
Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia Another online encyclopedia.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Articles from a variety of reference books.
Global Issues In Context Sources for understanding important current issues. May be searched by country or by subject.
GREENR Focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Journal articles, news, conference proceedings, case studies, etc
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract Indexes and abstracts 90+ journals in library science.
Literature Resource Center Criticism and author biographies.
MAS Ultra Articles from popular general interest magazines. Also contains some short biographies and images.
Military & Government Collection Articles dealing with the US government. Can be useful in researching national policy, Congressional testimony, etc.
Nursing Resource Center Information for nurses, thematically arranged by diagnosis, care plans, etc.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Brief articles stating opinions on controversial topics, along with articles to provide background.
Primary Search Articles from more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines
Testing and education resource center Books to help study for standardized tests, some with online practice tests.
Biology
Biology Journals Articles from journals in the biological sciences.
GreenFILE Indexes articles on environmental topics.
GREENR Focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Journal articles, news, conference proceedings, case studies, etc.
Business
Business Source Premier (EBSCO) Index of business and trade magazines and journals.
Hoover's Online Business Network Directory of business information.
Journal of Accountancy Online, 1996-.
Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe Articles from Business journals, newspapers, and legal sources, including court decisions.
Regional Business News

Articles from local business newspapers and magazines. Includes the Baltimore Daily Record

Small Business Resource Center

For those starting or running a small business. Sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

Wall Street Journal

 1984-present.

WWD

 The media of record for fashion, beauty and retail thereof. Access to this resource is limited to on-campus use.

Computer Science
Proquest Computing Journals Articles from technical journals and trade magazines.
Criminal Justice
Proquest Criminal Justice Periodicals Articles from U.S. and international journals covering law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.
Dental
 Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source
 Journals and magazines covering dentistry, dental hygiene, and related subjects.
JADA: Journal of the American Dental Association Full-text from 1995-present. Username and password are available on Blackboard. Log in and go to the library tab, then see the link from there. 
Lexi-Comp dental database.
Education
Chronicle of Higher Education With access to back issues from 1/27/1995 - .
ERIC Articles from Education journals, as well as other documents of interest. Most items are abstract-only.
Proquest Education Journals Articles from education journals and trade magazines.
Teacher Reference Center Indexes and abstracts (no direct full text), about 280 teacher and administrator trade publications.
Testing and education resource center Books to help study for standardized tests, includes Praxis
English
Academic OneFile Articles from a broad range of journals, magazines, and news sources in a variety of subjects.
Academic Search Articles from a wide variety of journals and magazines, on all subjects. Articles from a wide variety of journals and magazines, including several English journals.
Literature Resource Center Criticism and author biographies.
 TESOL Journal(On-Campus Access Only) Journal for Teachers of English as a Second Language.
TESOL Quarterly
(On-Campus Access Only) Quarterly Journal for Teachers of English as a Second Language.
Law
COMAR (Code of Maryland Regulations) online, from the Maryland Secretary of State's Office. Can be searched or browsed by title.
Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe Legal, Business, and News resources
Westlaw Pro Campus Research News and Law Cases and statutes for Federal and State law

 
News
Baltimore Sun Articles from 1990-present.

Christian Science Monitor

 Articles from 1988-present.

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe Articles from newspapers worldwide, as well as Business and Legal research.

New York Times

 Articles from 1980-present.

Wall Street Journal

 Articles from 1984-present.

Washington Post

 Articles from 1987-present.
 

Nursing & Allied Health
AHFS Consumer Medication InformationPatient drug information in English and Spanish
Health Source Plus (EBSCO) Nursing edition - Index to nursing and medical magazines and journals
JADA: Journal of the American Dental Association Full-text from 1995 - 12 months ago.
Medline From the National Library of Medicine. Limited full text.
Nursing & Allied Health (Proquest) Articles from a number of journals in nursing and medicine.
Nursing Resource Center Information for nurses, thematically arranged by diagnosis, care plans, etc.
 

Psychology
DSM 5
 The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (2013 5th edition.), published by the American Psychological Association.
DSM IV-TR The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed, text revision), published by the American Psychological Association.
PsychArticles
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PsychBooks
(EBSCO) Articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association. From 1988.

(EBSCO) 1600+ Books in Psychology, accessible by chapter.

PsychINFO A comprehensive index of Psychology journals, books, and other materials. Some full text is available.
Psychology Journals Articles from psychology journals.
 

Science
Biology Journals Articles from journals in the biological sciences.
GREENR Focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Journal articles, news, conference proceedings, case studies, etc.
Science News Full text of most articles from 1996- Login: Bardlibrary Password: Baltimore.
 

Social Sciences
Global Issues In Context Sources for understanding important current issues. Searchable by country or by subject.
Military & Government Collection News and information dealing with the US government. Can be useful in researching national policy, Congressional testimony, etc.

Enoch Pratt Free Library's databases may be helpful to some. If you do not have a Pratt library card, and are a resident of Maryland, you should get one.